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What kinds of places might have shih tzus for free adoption?

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Breed rescues and municipal animal shelters may have free shih tzus available for adoption. These organizations typically charge a fee, but some offer fee-waived adoption specials where dogs are available for free and the adoption fee is usually less than the cost of microchipping, vaccinating and spaying or neutering.

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What kinds of places might have shih tzus for free adoption?
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Private rescues that focus on shih tzus may be the most likely to have dogs available, but these are also often a little more expensive and may not participate in fee-waived programs. Municipal shelters are more likely to have fee-waived adoptions but it may be harder to find a shih tzu. Shih tzus may also be offered for free through classified advertising in newspapers or websites, but this can be a dangerous way to get a free shih tzu because these dogs often come with health and behavioral problems.

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